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Apr 10, 2010 11:00pm EDT
as their opportunity for unchallenged social experimentation. as i meet with you, the grassroots of america, i had never seen the kind of anger growing right now. [applause] smart people who study this kind of thing tallis that anger -- tell us that anger is usually a mask for fear. why do the citizens of the greatest nation on earth have reason to be fearful? it is because we love our country. we love the first principles of liberty and opportunity. we love the american dream. we want it for ourselves and for our children. this is the promised land. this is the place that people have always come to buy land, by sea, by hook or by crook. when people living under tyrants are secretly planning their escape, this land is the preferred destination. [applause] why is that? is it because our soil grows better corn? is it something in the water? are we just nicer here? if you have spent any time in rush hour traffic, you know that is not necessarily the case. america is supposed to be the place that you come to so that the tentacles of big government no longer reach you. this is the place where as long a
Apr 10, 2010 8:00pm EDT
america that the political landscape is about to shift? let me give you my thinking on this. what i think we see happening is a change of who we are. see, america is not a country that is based on an ethnic heritage. america is an ideal. you can go and be born in louisiana and move to italy -- i have lived there 50 years and you will never be italian. when my grandfather came to america from italy, he became an american. [applause] . founding documents. we hear a lot about founding documents. i am talking about different founding documents. the founding documents upon which our founding documents were based for the judeo- were based for the judeo- christian we are the people of western civilization founded upon the bible. we believe in the dignity of every human person because we are created in the image of god. we believe in the collective ability of free and virtuous people to do more for our society them a benevolent, authoritarian government in betwoinstowing rights upon us. [applause] we believe in free markets and free enterprise. we believe in power of the individual. we beli
Apr 17, 2010 11:00pm EDT
by the cigar institute of america. -- thoughtfully provided by the cigar institute of america. >> then he unlocked the doors because they have been locked. the real heroes start pouring in at this time. the faults in the back room who gave us at hand when we needed them. the final phase of every mission, the final celebration, is to pass out an american flag. we had the flag that we passed. we started this tradition when we set our first american -- second record. it was the record when we rounded the two spacecraft the first time. since then, there has been an american flag in hand of every controller at the time of touchdown. this is just spectacular time for us. i do not think anyone will ever forget those final moments. these are always something. while we wait for the crew to recover -- the backup crews and the capcoms always develop some kind of parity on what happened during the course of the mission. and this was a parity that was taken off after a very short set of comments i made during the misison. -- th emission -- the mission. he said, i think it is an instrument -- instrumen
Apr 17, 2010 8:00pm EDT
. >> thank you mr. chairman. >> hearing is adjourned [gavel] >> you can watch this and other "america and the courts" on our website, and join us next weekend for america and the courts, saturday 7 p.m. eastern here on c-span. you are watching c-span, created for you as a public service by america's cable companies. up next remarks from president clinton on the oklahoma city bombing and the impact that the bombing had on americans. and later regarding the apollo 14 mission and today marks the anniversary of that return after that near disaster. earlier this week, former president, bill clinton, talked about the oklahoma city bombing on americans, it's been 15 years and president clinton talks about this event, this is about 45 minutes. [applause] >> thank you very much. thank you michael for your remarks and for your service to our country. i want to thank john and al for hosting this forum. 15 years after oklahoma city. i want to thank the panelist, mr. brownstein, mike waldon and jamie relic. i must tell you that's the first time i have seen that film. and i as has been said continu
Apr 24, 2010 8:00pm EDT
america and the courts programs at our website. just click on america and the courts under the spencer riesling. join us next week for "america and the courts." saturday nights at 7:00 p.m. eastern on >> i think that there is a huge lack of knowledge about how this town works. >> when you're doing the actual research work, you just have to do that yourself. bucs this weekend, richard norton smith and douglas brinkley will talk about their work, their books and their profession. we will get their first appearance on our network. >> you are watching c-span, created for you as a public service by america's cable companies. up next, a look at black leadership priorities and public policy issues. first lady michelle obama host women at the white house for the annual take our daughters and sons to work day. after that, a discussion of the appointment process for supreme court nominees. >> coming up next on c-span, a look at leadership priorities in public policies. we will hear from radio talk show host tom joyner among others. this last about 1.5 hours. >> we are very happy to host " measu
Apr 24, 2010 11:00pm EDT
are watching c-span, created for you as a public service by america's cable companies. up next, a look at black leadership priorities in public policy issues. then, first lady michelle obama hosts children at the white house for the take your daughters and sons to work day. after that, another discussion of the supreme court appointment process. on "newsmakers," congressman jerry lewis, ranking member of the appropriations committee talks about congressional spending issues and the appropriations process, including the future of a year marks and how to tackle the federal debt. that is tomorrow at 10:00 a.m. eastern and 6:00 p.m. eastern here on c-span. >> meet the top three prize winners of c-span's studentcam competition sunday, monday, and tuesday morning's, during "washington journal." you can watch videos at >> coming up next, a look at black leadership priorities in public policy issues. we will hear from a panel. this was held last week by the national action network. this lasts about one hour and a half. >> hello. we are very happy to host " measuring the movement." . in
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